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SETI Looking for Intelligence Out There, Cash Down Here

June 20, 2011 | 10:13 pm

SETI Looking for Intelligence Out There, Cash Down Here

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Mountain View’s SETI Institute, the organization dedicated to answering the question “Are we alone in the universe” (or alternately, “Is there a civilization out there that’s grown its own Ralph Kramden?”), is taking the wraps off a new fundraising effort Tuesday. The institute, with help from some friends in the media business, is launching SETIstars.org […]

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April 28, 2011 | 2:52 pm

Video: SETI’s Jill Tarter on Time She Thought She Discovered an Extraterrestrial Signal

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This week, the SETI Institute, which uses radio telescopes to search for signals that just may have emanated from another civilization, announced that the search for life has temporarily been supplanted by a search for funding. Financial difficulties are forcing the Allen Telescope Array at Hat Creek Observatory offline. The array consists of 42 antennas […]

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